#20: Introduction to jQuery

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The popular JavaScript library jQuery is an amazing way to extend the design possibilities of your site beyond what CSS can do. But luckily, if you are already comfortable with CSS, you have a huge head start in jQuery! This is a very basic introduction to including jQuery on your web page and getting started writing a few functions.

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Make sure to check out Intro to jQuery 2, which expands on these ideas and has it’s own demo and downloads.